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Gear Profile: GSTV Acoustic Guitar Buyers Guide

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GSTV’s Ebook: “Ten Things You Absolutely Need To Know Before You Buy an Acoustic Guitar.”

Whether you’re a beginner, an experienced player, or a collector, this is an essential guide to buying a great acoustic guitar.

 

 

A $20 value, this 38-page illustrated guide covers key topics including:

  • Simplifying Acoustic Guitars for Every Buyer at Every Price Point
  • How Build

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Exclusive Interview: Eurythmics Dave Stewart

Guitar Shop TV recently sat down with legendary guitarist, songwriter, and producer Dave Stewart (Eurythmics) who talks about his Rockbridge guitar and his latest project  Super Heavy, an exciting new fusion-reggae-Indian-blues supergroup that includes Stewart, Mick Jagger, Joss Stone, Damian Marley, and A.R. Rahman. A Golden Globe and 4-time Grammy Award winner, Dave… Read More

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Guitar of the Month: The Sheryl Crow Gibson Hummingbird

 
The Gibson Hummingbird is one of the most iconic and recognized acoustic guitars in music history. First introduced in 1960, the Hummingbird was Gibson’s first square-shouldered dreadnought acoustic guitar, designed to compete with similar Martin acoustic guitars of the time.

 

The Hummingbird typically sports a spruce top with mahogany back and sides, as well as a distinctive decorative pick guard, though some vintage models in the early 1960s featured a maple back and sides, and as a result, certain modern special editions will reflect those… Read More

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Guitar Shop TV Episode 5: Steely Dan, Jon Herington

Episode Five of Guitar Shop TV is here, with an exclusive extended conversation with STEELY DAN lead guitarist Jon Herington, a look at some cool vintage amps, and a legendary Gibson acoustic.

 

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Great Venues: Rockwood Music Hall – NYC

Rockwood Music Hall is a cozy, intimate venue known for great acoustic and semi-acoustic sets from some of New York’s best not-yet-discovered musical artists. Think Norah Jones and you’ll get the vibe. It’s hushed, with rough brick walls and melting candles on little tables adding to the ambiance. Speaking of Jones, you might run into her here, or actors Peter Sarsgaard and Maggie Gyllenhaal.

Owner Ken Rockwood is a veteran indie music guy who carefully chooses artists who fit the club perfectly. You may not… Read More

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Shop Spotlight: Gruhn’s Guitars – Nashville

To call George Gruhn a mere guitar expert would be to understate the depth and breadth of his vast knowledge. He is a true guitar intellectual, and a walking encyclopedia of detailed information about the history, physics, and the taxonomy of electric and acoustic guitars, mandolins, banjos, and related instruments.

 

George Gruhn

Educated in Biology, Zoology, and English Literature at Vanderbilt and The Read More

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